I planned to release the new version of SWIFT with all the features described here in the first week of june, unfortunately my 3 year old laptop ceased to work. So I wont be able to work on the update till I get my new laptop. I’m releasing what I have so far, I hope
Hello Swiftler’s, How are you guys doing.It’s been quite a time since SWIFT was updated. Last 2 months have been very tough for me ( toughest in my life 🙁 ). But now it’s time to get my controls back and do some serious coding. I have planned some nice additions for SWIFT, if you have
Hello Swiftler’s, I need your help. I made some major changes to the back-end of the theme. Earlier each option of the SWIFT was stored in a separate variable, that’s 200+ records related to the swift in the options table. Though mysql database can handle such number of records easily, it’s not a good practice.
Here are few reasons
- Validation is a sign of professionalism.
- Many engines cannot properly catalog or index a site that has serious HTML errors. This can greatly reduce the amount of traffic your web site receives from search engines. With SWIFT you don’t have that problem.
If you check the support forum and the comments on this blog, One question that’s asked again and again, One thing that most of the Swiftler’s have trouble with is thumbnails, which in turn is due to file permissions. version5.1.0 solves the above problem by moving the cache folder and the custom-style.css to uploads/swift_custom folder